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Anthropology, Development and the Post-Modern Challenge [Paperback]

Katy Gardner , David Lewis

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20 May 1996
Through detailed case studies and the issues raised by them, Gardner and Lewis outline key social issues and problems of development, and conclude that anthropological perspectives can contribute positively to development policy and practice.

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A well-crafted, sensitive, reflective and constructive book. It is highly recommended.' --Development Policy Review ' A comprehensive overview of the history of development and anthropology's relationship to it, including a discussion of applied anthropology - a branch often ignored by anthropologists working within academe.' --Journal of Peace Research

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Katy Gardner is Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and is the author of several books including Global Migrants, Local Lives: Travel and Transformation in Rural Bangladesh (1995) and, with David Lewis, Anthropology, Development and the Post-modern Challenge (Pluto, 1996).

David Lewis is Professor of Social Policy and Development in the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics. He is the author of Bangladesh: Politics, Economy and Civil Society (2012) and co-editor of The Aid Effect (Pluto, 2005).

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Somewhat dry but a good theoretical review of the anthropological critiques leveled against the development industry in recent decades.
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